sidebar
Logo Top Banner
Home
slogan Alaska Timeline Alaska Kids About
Peer Work
Family & Community
History & Culture
Digital Archives
Narrative & Healing
Reading & Writing
Libraries & Booksellers
Teaching & Learning
Contact Us

  
Sign up for newsletter
  
Find us on Facebook

Peer Work

Home  >  Peer Work
The Yukon
By Steven Dossat
Genre: Poetry Level: Elementary 4-6
Year: 2000 Category: Margaret Mielke Memorial Poetry Award

The roaring Yukon
Rushes across Alaska
Hissing like the wind
That whips through my hair
Swift as silver salmon
Weaving homeward bound
Its waters sparkling
Like glittering silver and gold
scales
Pulling along birch branches
Polishing granite stones
Smooth as crystals
Forming twister whirlpools
That crash and bash
sticks, stones and salmon
In a fight for life.

 
About the Author: Steven Dossat attends Airport Heights Elementary School in Anchorage, AK.
 

sidebar
  Contact Us       LitSite Alaska, Copyright © 2000 - 2016. All rights reserved. University of Alaska Anchorage.
University of Alaska Anchorage